Court dismisses appeal of Thai teen who lost legs in MRT accident
The Court of Appeal on Wednesday dismissed the appeal of Thai teenager, Nitcharee Peneakchanasak, who had tried to sue SMRT and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) for damages when she lost both legs in a train accident.
The teen had fallen onto the tracks at Ang Mo Kio MRT station in April 2011.
One of her legs was severed by an oncoming train, and the other had to be amputated.
Lawyers for SMRT & LTA said that out of compassion, their clients would not be demanding costs from her.
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